Climbers village Weissbach

Climbing in WeissbachWeißbach is a small mountain village, nestled between the Steinerne Meer and the Leoganger Steinberge in Salzburg´s Saalachtal. In recent years, Weißbach has developed as a Mecca on the climbing scene with many climbing spots and about 800 climbing routes. Climbers will find everything from simple exercise climbing, crisp sport climbing and alpine climbing up to experience in multi-pitch climbing. Therefore there is an ideal backdrop and challenge for every climber: beginners, leisure climbers or finger hole specialists.

The climbing areas are within easy reach of the village. Right in the centre you will find the climbing rock "The Platt'n", with short and easy ascent climbing routes, as well as the "Small Verdon" and "Big Verdon, which offer climbing routes in the upper range of difficulty.

Climbing holiday in Weißbach

Similarly, several climbing areas along the climbing route between Weißbach to Saalfelden are to be found. For climbers who arrive by car, there is a special parking lot at the bridge to the gravel pit. Above the village of Weißbach you find a true paradise for worshippers of the rocks. The new sport of "bouldering" has invaded Weißbach, and the Ferienwiese (holiday meadow) of the PES has ideal boulders on hand. For rainy days the climbing gym in the fire station offers an alternative, but you can also use the recreational facilities of the region Saalachtal valley.

via ferrata in weissbachVia Ferrata

The 3 via ferrata in Weißbach called "Tame Charmois" (B/C), "White Chamois" (C/D) and the "Wilde Chamois" (E/F) makes the hearts of climbing enthusiasts race. The routes starting directly from the center of Weissbach. For purchasing your equipment several very well-stocked sport shops in Saalfelden and Zell am See are at your disposal. 

The ideal conditions for climbing are in the period from May to September.Ice climbing on waterfalls

Ice-climbing in Saalach Valley

However, in our region there are very many related activities and in winter, too. There are several possibilities for ice-climbing, beautiful trails for hikers with superb slopes and in the neighourhood provides you will find some of the finest ski and snowboard areas. If you, too, are excited about the climbing in Salzburg Saalachtal in the Salzburg Alps, send us an enquiry right now for a climbing holiday in Nature Park Weißbach in the province of Salzburg. For more information about the individual climbing areas and routes in the province of Salzburg see

  • Rock Climbing Guide Projects
    Publisher Salzburg print ISBN: 3-9501992-0-9